Gateway, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gateway, Florida - Basic Facts

The Gateway Census Designated Place had a population of 10,551 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gateway is located at latitude 26.5814 and longitude -81.745 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Gateway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Gateway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402518) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gateway Census Designated Place is located within Lehigh Acres CCD of Lee County.

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Gateway, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,551
Population in Households 10,551
Population in Familes 9,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,792
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $94,901
Average Household Income $119,328
Per Capita Income $45,552


Total Housing Units 5,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,409 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 534 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $300,579
Average Home Value $337,782


Total Households 3,943
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 3,040
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.8% 3.31%
Households 2.71% 3.39%
Families 2.7% 3.26%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Gateway, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gateway to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 313 66th
Population Density # 428 54th
Diversity Index # 520 44th
Median Household Income # 44 95th
Per Capita Income # 120 87th

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